Table 2-12: Highway-Rail Grade Crossings by Type: 2009

Table 2-12: Highway-Rail Grade Crossings by Type: 2009

(Includes freight railroad, Amtrak, and commuter rail operations)

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State Total (number) Percent of total
Public, motor vehicle Private, motor vehicle Pedestrian
Alabama 4,565 62.1 37.5 0.4
Alaska 274 62.8 35.4 1.8
Arizona 1,300 59.8 39.7 0.5
Arkansas 4,396 67.4 32.5 0.2
California 10,331 62.8 35.5 1.6
Colorado 2,836 60.9 38.2 1.0
Connecticut 645 56.9 41.7 1.4
Delaware 388 69.1 30.4 0.5
District of Columbia 34 14.7 55.9 29.4
Florida 5,042 74.7 24.1 1.2
Georgia 7,803 69.1 30.4 0.6
Hawaii 8 100.0 0.0 0.0
Idaho 2,441 52.8 46.7 0.5
Illinois 12,257 63.9 33.3 2.8
Indiana 7,951 74.6 24.9 0.6
Iowa 7,290 60.4 39.0 0.6
Kansas 8,035 66.6 33.1 0.3
Kentucky 4,809 49.0 50.3 0.7
Louisiana 5,673 53.4 46.1 0.6
Maine 1,699 48.6 50.8 0.6
Maryland 1,302 49.2 49.3 1.5
Massachusetts 1,377 60.6 37.4 2.0
Michigan 7,206 67.3 31.5 1.2
Minnesota 7,122 64.0 35.2 0.8
Mississippi 4,147 54.2 45.4 0.4
Missouri 6,795 58.3 41.0 0.7
Montana 3,256 42.8 56.8 0.4
Nebraska 4,965 60.7 39.1 0.1
Nevada 530 54.0 45.1 0.9
New Hampshire 598 58.2 39.1 2.7
New Jersey 2,160 72.0 25.7 2.3
New Mexico 1,235 58.5 40.7 0.7
New York 5,348 50.2 48.5 1.3
North Carolina 6,911 56.6 42.6 0.8
North Dakota 4,786 73.1 26.6 0.3
Ohio 8,709 67.1 32.4 0.5
Oklahoma 5,296 73.5 26.3 0.3
Oregon 4,094 45.4 52.8 1.8
Pennsylvania 6,201 56.3 42.1 1.6
Rhode Island 123 54.5 24.4 21.1
South Carolina 3,972 68.2 31.3 0.4
South Dakota 2,994 63.9 35.9 0.2
Tennessee 4,694 60.0 39.4 0.7
Texas 15,084 65.1 34.7 0.2
Utah 1,288 54.2 45.5 0.3
Vermont 927 40.7 54.0 5.3
Virginia 4,396 44.2 54.9 0.9
Washington 5,264 48.3 50.9 0.9
West Virginia 3,398 42.4 56.0 1.6
Wisconsin 6,446 63.1 35.5 1.4
Wyoming 1,094 35.6 64.4 0.1
United States, total 219,495 61.1 38.0 0.9

NOTE: Data are preliminary.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration, 2009 Preliminary Railroad Safety Statistics Bulletin (Washington, DC: December 2010), table 9-2, available at http://safetydata.fra.dot.gov/OfficeofSafety/ as of Jun. 21, 2011.